The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £32.50
R
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
217 248 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.61% 49.60% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 189 161
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £29.75 £43.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

R
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for R.

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PhD